pseudosphere

noun

pseu·​do·​sphere
ˈsüdō+ˌ-
: a surface of constant negative curvature (as generated by the revolution of a tractrix about its axis)

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary pseud- + sphere: probably originally formed as Italian pseudosfera

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“Pseudosphere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudosphere. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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